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Allan Cunningham
Allan Cunningham
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Plaque commemorates explorer Allan Cunningham and his expedition in 1829. 

Location

Address:Ipswich Street, Community Hall, Grandchester, 4340
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.661667
Long: 152.462222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:18-June-1829
Actual Event End Date:18-June-1829
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th July, 1982
Front Inscription

This Plaque Commemorates
The Journey Of Allan Cunningham
Who Set Forth From Ipswich In 1829
And Discovered The Lockyer Valley.
Unveiled By
Cr. N.W. RUSSELL
Chairman Moreton Shire Council
on 18th July, 1982.
On Their Journey From Ipswich, Cunningham And His Party
Camped Overnight On The 18th June 1829 After Following
Western Creek From Ipswich And Later Crossing The Range
To Laidley Creek Where He Proceeded To The Lockyer Valley.

Source: MA,ADB
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